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MSK is seeking to hire a licensed per diemOccupational Therapist (OT) with experience working with Adult and Pediatric patients to join our exceptional team. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, we offer a variety of rehabilitation services to help patients throughout all phases of treatment. Not only will you receive world class training, but you will have the opportunity to help patients regain their strength cognitive abilities and functional independence in the acute care setting and in a state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility!
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Conducts comprehensive assessments and reassessments of rehabilitative needs. Based on assessment findings, develops individualized Patient goals and a treatment plan for each patient
Provides a variety of treatment techniques that are safe, creative and patient specific. Treatment choices are made based on each patient’s functional deficits, individualized goals and established treatment plan
Collaborates with all team members, including the patient and their family, to ensure optimal patient care while in the hospital and to establish an appropriate plan for discharge
Engages in projects and/or activities to maintain and advance professional competency.
New York State Licensure required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or a relevant field of study.
A Master’s degree is preferred.
Previous MSK experience strongly preferred.
Acute care and/or Oncology experience preferred, but not required.
Experience working with a pediatric patient population is a plus.
Work Location: 1275 York Avenue
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.